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‘Diabetes drug to treat Alzheimer’s’

A drug created to treat type 2 diabetes could be used to fight Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists who found that the medicine significantly reversed …

Alzheimer's Disease

How an Outdated Kitchen Got a Colorful, Modern Update

The kitchen often becomes the main hub of a home—it’s a place where people can cook, congregate, and entertain. Ideally, the space should be open and …

Renovations

The Easiest Way To Grow 11 kilos (25 Pounds) Of Organic Sweet Potatoes At Home

<i>The sweet potato or kumara</i> is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the plant family Convolvulaceae. Its large, starchy, sweet-tasting, tuberous …

Potatoes

The best herbs to grow in your garden to make tea

Make the perfect cuppa with herbs from your garden.<p><b>Growing herbs to make into teas is easy and if you plant a few different types, you can mix and</b> …

Herbs

Traveling Across Japan

Hiroyuki Ito covered a lot of ground this summer: Moji, Dazaifu, Hakata, Yanagawa and Kumamoto on Japan’s Kyushu Island; Kochi-city and Cape Ashizuri in Kochi; Atami in Shizuoka and Omiya, Saitama. 54 cities in 18 prefectures, to be exact.<p>He was looking to capture the way people live outside of …

Japan

Bologna city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

The opening of a foodie theme park will further elevate Bologna’s reputation as Italy’s culinary capital but the city has plenty more to offer, including superb art, music and medieval architecture<p>Europe’s oldest university town (it was founded in 1088) has been a haven for intellectuals and …

Europe

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Medicine

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100Tips

Ma famille de quatre ne génère qu’un bocal de 1/4 de litre par an , vous pouvez y arriver aussi !<p>Voici 10 conseils pour réduire vos déchets à la …

Giant Straw Animals Invade Japanese Fields After Rice Harvest And They Are Absolutely Badass

Fall is a season of harvesting, and festivals to celebrate it are currently taking place all over the world. In Northern Japan, the Wara Art Festival …

Japan

An Archive of 3,000 Vintage Cookbooks Lets You Travel Back Through Culinary Time

By the time I got to high school, home economics classes had fallen out of favor: the boys, of course, considered them too "girly," and the girls …

Culinary Arts

Female Samurai Warriors Immortalized in 19th Century Japanese Photos

Most of my generation’s exposure to Japanese culture came heavily mediated by anime and samurai films. One cultural artifact that stands out for me …

Japan

Kitagawa Utamaro | A Woman and a Cat | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Met

In this domestic scene, a young woman sits in front of a lacquered needlework box, folding a length of resist-dyed fabric. Several shades have been …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Recipe: Ina Garten's Spanish Tapas Peppers

Spanish Tapas Peppers<p>Serves 6 to 8<p>1/2 cup cream sherry <br>1/2 cup golden raisins <br>3 medium red bell peppers <br>2 medium yellow bell peppers <br>2 teaspoons …

Top 12 Succulents for Home Gardens

Echeveria<p>The crown jewels of the rosette-forming succulents, easy-care <i>Echeveria</i> come in a rainbow of colors and can be easily found at nurseries. …

Plants

Magic Key Lime Pie

Homemade graham crackers and stovetop condensed milk give my Key lime pie a freshness you won’t find in other recipes, and a more balanced sweetness. …

Baking

Tomato Plant Diseases

Growing fresh tomatoes is one of the true joys of the vegetable gardener. But tomatoes can suffer from all kinds of diseases and pests. Problems …

Gardening

8 fast-growing trees to plant for privacy

Planting trees along your boundary line is a good way "grow" yourself some privacy.<p>Serves us right. For years we let our neighbours' trees be the …

Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry it’s memorable hue. If you’ve tried Indian cuisine, you’ve likely tasted it and loved it.<p>This predominant spice is used generously in …

Alternative Medicine

How to visit an ‘onsen’–and enjoy the bath of your life

The “onsen” at Yukai Resort, Ureshino Kan —PHOTO COURTESY OF YUKAI RESORT<p>Ureshino’s special tofu cooked in spring water<p>Trust the Japanese to take the …

Deep Cultural Experience: Onsen and Sento Public Baths in Kyoto

<b>A Guide to a Healthy Tradition of Japan</b><p>Want to immerse yourself in Japanese culture? Onsen/public baths experience is it!<p>Japanese LOVE hot tubs. In …

A Year in 22 Japanese Festivals

Parades

The 15 Shades of White Paint Top Designers Swear By

For many, plain white walls conjure thoughts of rental apartments, bland spaces, or primed canvases waiting for color. But the right white paint can be transformative—highlighting art, enhancing woodwork, reflecting light, setting the stage for a calm oasis, or providing a clean backdrop for …

Home Decorating

Rome with a view: Colosseum opens its top levels to public

ROME (AP) — Visitors to the Colosseum can now enjoy even more of the ancient amphitheater and the spectacular views it offers of Rome.<p>Officials on Tuesday showed off the newly restored fourth and fifth levels of the Colosseum, which are opening to the public for guided tours starting Nov. 1. …

Rome

A Begginer’s Guide to Kyoto by a Local

A Beautiful Mix of Ancient and Modern<p>As a lifelong Kyoto resident, nearby temples and shrine gounds meant nothing more than a playgound as a child. …

The one thing you can do to help prevent yourself from getting dementia

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>More than one-third of dementia cases can potentially be prevented by controlling nine …

Dementia

How to Choose the Best Ryokan for your Trip : Kyoto Ryokan Guide

There are many places to stay in Kyoto like hotels, machiya and ryokan. I know that most people are used to staying at hotels since you can find them …

7 Hotels That Will Make You Want to Visit Japan

From Tokyo’s bright lights and towering skyscrapers to Kyoto’s ancient temples and tiny teahouses, Japan brilliantly fuses centuries-old culture and …

Japan

What To Do in Rome When You've Done Everything

Archaeological sites, Churches & holy sites, Museums, Outdoors, Rome, Tips & tricks<p>What To Do in Rome When You’ve Done… Everything<p>1 Comment<p>Sometimes, …

Google’s Newest Feature Is Great for Art Lovers

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME.</i><p>It’s already possible to explore museums like the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian National Art …